Steering Committee

Eric Lakatos
Chairman - Tikvat Yisrael - Lyndhurst, OH

Eric Lakatos is the Chairman of the IAMCS & Rabbi of Tikvat Yisrael Messianic Synagogue in Lyndhurst, OH.


David Chernoff
Beth Yeshua - Philadelphia, PA

David Chernoff is Senior Rabbi of Beth Yeshua in Philadelphia. Raised as a second-generation Messianic Jew, Rabbi David has a fortunate background not many Jewish children can claim. His parents, Martin and Yohanna Chernoff, were pioneers in the Messianic Movement. They served the Lord for over 40 years bringing Messiah Yeshua (Jesus in Hebrew) to the Jewish People. Rabbi Chernoff currently lives in Philadelphia with his wife Debra. They have three children.


Jeff Forman is the Rabbi of City of David Messianic Synagogue in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada.


Roi Garcia
Baruch HaShem - San Antonio, TX

Roi Garcia is the Rabbi of Baruch HaShem Messianic Congregation in San Antonio, TX.


Charlie Kluge
Gesher Shalom - Palm Beach, FL

Charlie Kluge is the Rabbi of Gesher Shalom Palm Beach in Palm Beach, FL.


David Levine (Honorary Member)
Beth Israel - Jacksonville, FL

David Levine is the Rabbi of Beth Israel Messianic Synagogue in Jacksonville, FL.

Frank Lowinger
b'rith hadoshah - buffalo, ny

Rabbi Lowinger is the shepherd of Congregation Brith Hadoshah Messianic Synagogue, a position he has held since 1983. He serves on the Executive Committee of the Messianic Jewish Alliance of America and is a past President. In addition, Rabbi Lowinger has served many years on the Steering Committee of the IAMCS. Rabbi Lowinger is a Board Member and Officer for the Resource Center for Jewish Ministry in Cincinnati, Ohio, and serves as President of the Messianic Times newspaper.

david schiller
Etz chaim synagogue - dallas tx

Rabbi David Schiller is the congregational leader of Etz Chaim Synagogue in Dallas, TX.

David Schneier
Beth Hallel - BIRMINGHAM, AL

Rabbi David Schneier is the congregational leader of Beth Hallel in Birmingham, AL.

Michael Stepakoff
Temple new jerusalem - palm harbor, fl

Michael Stepakoff is the Rabbi of Temple New Jerusalem in Palm Harbor, FL.

Joe Vitkus
Temple Aron HaKodesh - Lauderdale Lakes, FL

Joe Vitkus is the Congregational Leader of Temple Aron HaKodesh in Lauderdale Lakes, FL.

Michael Weygant (Honorary Member)
Rosh Pina - Oklahoma City, Ok

Michael Weygant is the Rabbi of Rosh Pina Messianic Jewish Congregation in Oklahoma City.